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June 30, 2017
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A10X Fusion chip in new iPad Pro first consumer device built on TSMC’s 10nm process

Third party analysts have examined the A10X Fusion processor found in the new iPad Pro, and it has been confirmed to be the first chip in a device using TMSC’s FinFET 10nm chip fabrication process. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 30, 2017
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Apple marketing chief says reaction to ARKit is ‘unbelievable’ & talks machine learning in new interview

One of the biggest announcements earlier this month at WWDC was the introduction of ARKit, Apple’s framework for helping developers build augmented and mixed reality experiences. In an interview with The Australian Business Review, Apple’s vice president of product marketing … Continue reading

June 29, 2017
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‘Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak:’ A poor man’s guide to the first iPhone

It was 2007, and I really wanted a first-generation iPhone, but I did not have a lot of money. I did, however, have the technical knowhow necessary to save a few bucks. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 29, 2017
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Apple device owners unable to restore from backup as iCloud outage continues

An unspecified service outage that has been ongoing for nearly 36 hours is impacting a small percentage of Apple customers attempting to use iCloud Backup, prohibiting them from creating new backups or restore from previous saves. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 29, 2017
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Thunderbolt 3 five-bay Drobo 5D3 RAID storage array with dual 4K support launches

Drobo has extended its line of storage peripherals with the five-bay Drobo 5D3, a Thunderbolt 3-equipped storage array capable of connecting a pair of 4K displays downstream of the enclosure. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 28, 2017
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Toshiba sues Western Digital for $1.07B to keep sale of memory chip unit on track

Toshiba on Wednesday filed a $ 1.07 billion lawsuit against Western Digital in Tokyo District Court, trying to halt any intervention in the sale of Toshiba’s memory chip business to a consortium including Bain Capital and Japanese government investors. AppleInsider … Continue reading

June 28, 2017
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Apple stops signing iOS 10.3.1 following the release of iOS 10.3.2

Following the release of iOS 10.3.2 to the public last month, Apple this evening has stopped signing iOS 10.3.1. This means that users will no longer be able to downgrade to iOS 10.3.1, and instead will be required to remain … Continue reading

June 27, 2017
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Linea sketching app for Apple Pencil updated for 10.5-inch iPad Pro

The Iconfactory has updated its excellent sketching app for Apple Pencil to work specifically on the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Like Procreate yesterday, iPad apps need to be updated for the slightly larger iPad Pro display to take advantage of … Continue reading

June 27, 2017
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Latest questionable ‘iPhone 8’ delay claim lays blame on limited OLED screen availability

The latest supply chain reports out of China suggest that it is not the Touch ID, or layered motherboard design that may cause later than expected shipments of the forthcoming "iPhone 8," but instead, Samsung is having production issues with … Continue reading

June 26, 2017
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Samsung revamps Smart Switch website as it targets iPhone owners among others

Samsung has revamped the website for its Smart Switch app, designed to make it easy to transfer data and settings to Galaxy devices from competitor phones – including iPhones … more… 9to5Mac

June 25, 2017
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Review: Linksys Velop mesh networking kit delivers strong Wi-Fi despite setup quirks

Continuing AppleInsider’s quest to find the perfect mesh networking hardware, this week we take a closer look at Linksys’ entry, a three-tower setup named Velop. AppleInsider – Frontpage News